English heavy metal legends Saxon have recruited guitarist Brian Tatler (Diamond Head) for their upcoming tour dates this summer. Brian replaces guitarist and founding member Paul Quinn, who announced his retirement from touring last month.
Brian joins fellow guitarist Doug Scarratt, bassist Nibs Carter, drummer Nigel Glockler and vocalist Biff Byford for concerts beginning July 7th in Athens, Greece. It has been stated that Brian will continue to be a member of Diamond Head.
Byford comments on the news, “We welcome our good friend Brian Tatler aboard the Saxon battleship on our live journey across the World … Bring It On!!”
Saxon are hitting the road in support of their new covers album, ‘More Inspirations,’ through Silver Lining Music.
Friday July 7th – GREECE, Athens – Rockwave Festival
Monday July 8th – SWEDEN, Knislinge – Time To Rock Festival
Thursday July 13th – GERMANY, Balingen – Bang Your Head Festival
Saturday July 22nd – ITALY, Cremona – Luppolo In Rock Festival
Saturday July 29th – GERMANY, Pyras – Classic Rock Night Festival
Saturday August 5th – SWEDEN, Rejmyre – Skogsrojet Festival
Saturday August 12th – DENMARK, Horsens – Jailbreak Festival
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